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synonyms for in a nutshell

  • barbed
  • incisive
  • pertinent
  • sarcastic
  • sharp
  • telling
  • trenchant
  • cutting
  • insinuating
  • keen
  • accurate
  • acid
  • acute
  • boiled down
  • calling a spade a spade
  • laid on the line
  • legit
  • meaty
  • on the button
  • on the nose
  • pregnant
  • right to it
  • right-on
  • short-and-sweet
  • tart
  • curt
  • terse
  • hasty
  • succinct
  • arbitrary
  • cursory
  • compact
  • run-through
  • short
  • brief
  • compendious
  • condensed
  • laconic
  • perfunctory
  • pithy
  • run-down
  • short and sweet
  • boiled down
  • breviloquent
  • compacted
  • compendiary
  • recapped
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antonyms for in a nutshell

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  • gentle
  • kind
  • nice
  • stupid
  • blunt
  • calming
  • dull
  • mild
  • soothing
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    How to use in a nutshell in a sentence

    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Urinary sediments may be studied under three heads: A. Unorganized sediments.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
    ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
    Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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    WORDS RELATED TO IN A NUTSHELL

    • in a nutshell
    • in brief
    • in short
    • shortly
    • succinctly
    • summarily
    • to sum things up
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